The Jackass guys have aged but fortunately their maturity level has remained unchanged. Over 22 years, three seasons of TV and movies on the big and small screens, Johnny Knoxville’s lovable goblins have been beaten so often that their whining orchestra could play “O Fortuna.”
In “Jackass Forever,” director Jeff Tremaine’s original cast — now middle-aged warhorses — expands to include younger, more resilient people like rapper Jasper Dolphin (real name). : Davon Wilson); an adult man who calls himself “Poopies” (Sean McInerney); and comic book hit Rachel Wolfson, the series’ first girl who dared to lick the stun gun. (The ending honors former crewmate of the crew Ryan Dunn, who died in a car accident at the age of 34 in 2011. Another original member, Bam Margera, was fired by Paramount in 2020 for breach of contract. Knoxville, 50, has said that this will be his last film – he suffered a brain hemorrhage from being turned upside down by a bull during filming – and that his song Swan is not for cradling. flour. Areas in the Netherlands are filled with softball, hockey, flip-flops and pogo sticks. They are decorated with live bees and painted to look like Godzilla. A ready-to-perform victim and punish the glutton Ehren McGhehey, aka Danger Ehren, restrained and laced with honey to attract a bear.
“Jackass” remains the most shocking theatrical experience since the mid-1890s mythological screening of the Lumière brothers’ “To a Train at La Ciotat Station.” As a test of determination, it has no rival. Performers intentionally throw themselves into deadly and painful stunts, and weak-willed spectators are happy to know that their laughter is proof that they’re immature, too. There are two that continue to hang “Jackass” above its legion of clones, many of which have now been found on TikTok. First, razor-sharp slow-motion cinematography immortalizes writhing men in wet panties with Michelangelo’s devotion to sculpting “The Pietà”. Second – and more importantly – is the camaraderie of the crew, which is evident as they pat the injured and apply a healing round of applause in most of the shots. Bones become brittle. The heart muscle is still healthy.
Rated R for raw language, nudity is more raw and really painful. Running time: 1 hour 36 minutes. In the theater.
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